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British victims' family slams Gujarat riots acquittal verdict

The acquittal of six people in a case related to the killing of three British nationals of Indian origin during the 2002 Gujarat riots was today described as a "failure of justice" by the victims' family.

Teesta Setalvad denied anticipatory bail in fraud case, SC stays arrest till Friday
Teesta Setalvad denied anticipatory bail in fraud case, SC stays arrest till Friday

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad till Friday in the Gulberg Society fund embezzlement case.

2002 riots: Lawsuit against PM Narendra Modi dismissed by US judge
2002 riots: Lawsuit against PM Narendra Modi dismissed by US judge

A lawsuit against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which claimed that he failed to stop 2002 riots in Gujarat, was dismissed by a US judge in New York on Wednesday.

US judge dismisses suit against PM Modi over 2002 riots

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not have to face a US lawsuit claiming he failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting in 2002, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

Gulberg case: SIT lawyer recounts testimonies of two witnesses

The lawyer of the Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team, the prosecuting agency in the Gulberg Society massacre case from the 2002 Gujarat riots, Wednesday summed up testimonies of two witnesses.

SC rejects bail plea of accused in 2002 Gulberg Society case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to grant bail to one of the accused in the Gulberg Society massacre case of 2002 Gujarat riots in which former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri and 67 others were killed, saying it has asked the lower court to conclude trial in three months.

Rahul Sharma, who took on Gujarat govt on 2002 riots, seeks retirement

IPS officer Rahul Sharma, who had openly taken on Gujarat government over the 2002 Godhra riots, has sought early retirement citing personal reasons.

US court seeks response to challenge to PM Modi immunity

A US federal court has asked the State Department to respond by December 10 to a human rights group's challenge to immunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged complicity in 2002 Gujarat riots.

Gulberg Society case: Daily hearing in trial court from November 27

A special court trying the Gulberg Society massacre case pertaining to the killing of 68 people, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, during the 2002 communal riots will commence daily hearing from November 27 following directions of the Supreme Court.

2002 Godhra riots: Nanavati panel gives clean chit to PM Narendra Modi
2002 Godhra riots: Nanavati panel gives clean chit to PM Narendra Modi

The Justice Nanavati Commission, probing the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, on Tuesday submitted its final report to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.

UK national sought to be re-examined in Gujarat riots case

The Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team has sought to re-examine a witness in a case related to the killing of three UK nationals during the 2002 post-Godhra riots, as the earlier testimony was found to be difficult to understand because of the "accent".

#CowardModi trends on Twitter in Pakistan

Embarrassed by the loss meted out to Pakistan by the Indian Army, the citizens of the South Asian nation on Wednesday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused India of violating ceasefire on the occasion of Eid.

Narendra Modi shouldn't be blamed for 2002 Gujarat riots: Australian PM

Australian premier Tony Abbott on Friday said Narendra Modi as Gujarat chief minister should not be blamed for the 2002 riots in the state as he was just a "presiding officer" who has been cleared in "endless inquiries".

My arrest was politically motivated, says Maulana Abdul Quavi

In his first interaction with reporters on Sunday after being granted bail by the Gujarat High Court three days ago, Hyderabad-based cleric Maulana Abdul Quavi, who faces charges of allegedly "inciting" Muslim youth to avenge Godhra riots, said that he suspected that his arrest was politically motivated.

US drops PM Modi`s name from its religious freedom report

In a goodwill gesture, the United States government has for the first time since 2007 dropped all references to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 Gujarat riots in its annual International Religious Freedom Report.

2002 riots: SIT to challenge bail given to Maya Kodnani in SC

The Special Investigating Team (SIT) appointed by the Supreme Court to prosecute the 2002 Gujarat communal riots case will on Thursday appeal against the bail granted to state`s former minister Maya Kodnani in the apex court.

SIT to challenge Gujarat HC`s bail to Maya Kodnani before SC

Special Investigation Team, which had probed the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, will challenge the Gujarat High Court order granting bail to former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani.

2002 riots: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail by HC

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patia riot case, was granted regular bail by the High Court on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi has `highly problematic history of racism`: EU Parliament member

Spanish member of the European Parliament, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s secular credentials, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has a “highly problematic history of racism”.

2002 Guj riots: HC adjourns hearing on Zakia`s plea

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing on a petition of Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a local court order upholding a clean chit given by SIT to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 riots case.